NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/28/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
December 28, 2015
The NHL continues to chug along after their Christmas break, and we’ve got six more games to look forward to this evening. While we’re settling in and waiting on those, let’s visit with the top players and stats in the news.
Craig Anderson, G, Ottawa Senators: Anderson was on his game yesterday, leading the Senators to a 3-1 victory against the Boston Bruins at Canadian Tire Centre. He logged 38 saves on 39 shots in this one.
Mark Stone scored twice, and Mika Zibanejad put up a goal on three shots.
The Senators end a two-game losing streak with this victory and sit at 18-12-6. The Bruins have lost three in regulation in a row to put them at 19-12-4.
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Michael Grabner, RW, Toronto Maple Leafs: Grabner will remember yesterday’s game for a long time. He scored on his lone shot against the Islanders, helping the team to a 3-1 victory.
Grabner is a former Islander, and this was his 100th career goal, making it extra-special.
On the defensive side, Jonathan Bernier put up 25 saves for the Leafs, who are 5-1-2 in their last eight and 13-14-7 overall.
Eddie Lack, G, Carolina Hurricanes: The ‘Canes put up a quality victory last night against the defending champion Blackhawks, taking a 2-1 outcome at United Center.
Lack stopped 35 of 36 shots, while Victor Rask and Justin Faulk provided the goals on seven combined shots.
Carolina has now won back-to-back games and stands at 15-16-5. They’re 7-4-1 in December.
Meanwhile, the Blackhawks are 20-13-4, losing to the Hurricanes for the first time since October 28, 2011.
Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Perry was a busy guy last night against the Flyers at Honda Center. He had six shots on goal, scoring twice in a 4-2 victory for his Ducks. It was his first multi-goal game since November 24.
John Gibson held down the fort in goal with 24 saves on 26 shots. Shawn Horcoff scored shorthanded in the third period to ice the victory.
The Ducks are now 13-15-6, while the Flyers move to 15-13-7.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Monday, December 28, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at Buffalo Sabres (SNO, SNW, SNP, CSN-DC+, MSG-B)
7:30 PM ET:
Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning (RDS, SNE, SUN)
8:00 PM ET:
NY Rangers at Nashville Predators (TVAS, MSG, FS-TN)
Detroit Red Wings at Minnesota Wild (FS-D, FS-N+)
10:00 PM ET:
Los Angeles Kings at Vancouver Canucks (FS-W, SNP)
10:30 PM ET:
Colorado Avalanche at San Jose Sharks (SNE, SNO, SNW, ALT, CSN-CA)
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